Full Freeview on the Belmont (Lincolnshire, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Belmont (Lincolnshire, England) transmitter which serves 710,000 homes. The bright green areas shown where the signal from this transmitter is strong, dark green areas are poorer signals. Those parts shown in yellow may have interference on the same frequency from other masts.
Which Freeview channels does the Belmont transmitter broadcast?If you have any kind of Freeview fault, follow this Freeview reset procedure first.
Digital television services are broadcast on a multiplexes (or Mux) where many stations occupy a single broadcast frequency, as shown below.
1 BBC One (SD) East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 23 BBC Three, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, plus 17 others 601 BBC RB 1, 700 BBC Radio 1, 701 BBC Radio 1Xtra, 702 BBC Radio 2, 703 BBC Radio 3, 704 BBC Radio 4 (FM), 705 BBC Radio 5 Live, 706 BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, 707 BBC Radio 6 Music, 708 BBC Radio 4 Extra, 709 BBC Asian Network, 710 BBC World Service, 719 BBC Norfolk (BBC local radio), 720 BBC Nottingham (BBC local radio), 721 BBC Humberside (BBC local radio), 722 BBC Lincolnshire (BBC local radio), 734 BBC Sheffield (BBC local radio),
3 ITV 1 (SD) (Yorkshire (Belmont micro region)), 4 Channel 4 (SD) North ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 North ads, 18 More4, 26 ITV4, 28 ITVBe, 30 E4 +1, 35 ITV1 +1 (Yorkshire Emley Moor),
46 5SELECT, 101 BBC One HD East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, 102 BBC Two HD England, 103 ITV 1 HD (ITV Granada), 104 Channel 4 HD North ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 106 BBC Four HD, 107 BBC Three HD, 204 CBBC HD, 205 CBeebies HD, plus 1 others 66 TBN UK,
20 Drama, 21 5USA, 29 ITV2 +1, 32 5STAR, 33 5Action, 38 Channel 5 +1, 41 Legend, 42 Great! Movies Action, 57 Dave ja vu, 58 ITVBe +1, 59 ITV3 +1, 64 Blaze, 67 CBS Reality, 68 RealityXtra, 78 TCC, 81 Blaze +1, 89 ITV4 +1, 91 WildEarth, 209 Ketchup TV, 210 Ketchup Too, 211 YAAAS!, 267 Al Jazeera English, plus 35 others Racing TV, Kiss Chat & Date, Proud Dating, ADULT Xpanded2, 16 QVC, 22 TJC, 37 QVC2, 212 Pop Player, 237 TalkTV, 261 VisionTV, 262 Arise News, 263 SonLife, 264 FailArmy, 265 On Demand 365, 266 Pet Collective, 268 AlJazeera Arabic, 269 WION NEWS, 270 Real Crime, 271 Channelbox, 272 Asharq News #2, 274 Asharq News, 275 Al Arabiya, 276 Shots!, 277 UK RADIO PORTAL, 278 Zee World, 279 Alaraby Network, 280 Rok, 281 Revelation TV, 282 God TV, 283 3ABN, 284 AmazingDiscoveries, 286 NHK World Japan HD, 287 Newsmax, 670 ADULT Section (start), 727 Absolute Radio,
Smithsonian Channel, 11 Sky Arts, 17 Really, 19 Dave, 31 E4 Extra, 36 pick, 40 Quest Red, 43 Food Network, 47 Film4 +1, 48 Challenge, 49 4seven, 60 Drama +1, 65 That's 60s, 70 Quest +1, 74 Yesterday +1, 75 That's 80s, 233 Sky News, plus 11 others CRAFT EXTRA , 45 Gems TV, 85 Create & Craft, 673 ADULT smileTV3, 723 talkSPORT, 724 Capital, 728 Heart, 730 RNIB Connect, 731 Classic FM, 732 LBC, 733 Trans World Radio,
Quest Red +1, Classic Hits, 12 Quest, 25 W, 27 Yesterday, 34 GREAT! movies, 39 DMAX, 44 HGTV, 52 Great! Movies Christmas, 56 That's TV (UK), 61 GREAT! movies +1, 63 Great! Movies Christmas 1, 71 That’s 60s, 73 HobbyMaker, 82 Talking Pictures TV, 83 Together TV, 84 PBS America, 235 Al Jazeera Eng, plus 20 others ADULT smileTV2, ADULT Studio 66, QVC Style, 50 GREAT! tv, 51 Ideal World, 62 GREAT! tv +1, 72 Jewellery Maker, 285 Together TV +1, 671 ADULT Xpanded TV, 674 ADULT Babestn, 699 ADULT Section, 711 Hits Radio, 712 KISS FRESH, 713 KISS, 714 KISSTORY, 715 Magic, 716 Greatest Hits Radio, 717 Kerrang!, 718 Smooth Radio, 725 Premier Radio,
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DTG-12 QSPK 8K 3/4 8.0Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)
Which BBC and ITV regional news can I watch from the Belmont transmitter?
BBC Look North (Hull) 0.7m homes 2.7%
from Hull HU1 3RH, 47km north-northwest (346°)
to BBC East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire region - 4 masts.
How will the Belmont (Lincolnshire, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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Table shows multiplexes names see this article;
green background for transmission frequencies
Notes: + and - denote 166kHz offset; aerial group are shown as A B C/D E K W T
waves denotes analogue; digital switchover was 3 Aug 11 and 17 Aug 11.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
|BBCA, D3+4, BBCB||(-5.2dB) 150kW|
|ARQA, ARQB||(-7dB) 100kW|
|Analogue 5, SDN||(-10dB) 50kW|
|Mux 2*||(-14dB) 20kW|
|Mux 1*, Mux A*, Mux B*||(-17dB) 10kW|
|Mux C*, Mux D*||(-21dB) 4kW|
Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Belmont transmitter area
Trying to resolve difficult issues like this remotely is never easy. As this is an independent technical help-site, we don't have any history of your installation so we'll need some more details shortly.
Belmont was listed last week for Planned Engineering with "Possible effect on TV reception week commencing 01/05/2023" "Pixelation or flickering on some or all channels". It's not on the current list this week but it's possible work hasn't been completed, we know the lists have been inaccurate on some occasions. So this may have been the cause of your problems last week. In addition to which, there was some brief variable weather related tropospheric ducting which can result in interfering signals from distant transmitters in Europe or the UK.
That all said, your predicted reception is not the best being that you are 76km from Belmont albeit it's your most likely main transmitter, but note, your location could receive signals from 3 other main transmitters. Whilst predictions aren't always 100% they suggest that reception from Belmont of the PSB multiplexes should be more reliable than the COM multiplexes.
(See Channel listings for Industry Professionals | Freeview for which TV channels are carried on which multiplexes. PSBs are BBC A, BBC B, D3&4. COMs are SDN, ArqA & ArqB.)
Reception in a specific location can of course be affected by local surroundings, potential obstructions on the line -of-sight, trees, buildings etc. as well as aerial position. As you've noticed you are getting slightly different results form each aerial, but there may also be other reasons for this. It may be helpful if you can say which other TV channels especially you get problems with apart from BBC (SD or HD) ones.
It does concern me that you mention you have 4 filters on your main aerial. You don't mention the second aerial. You do however seem to have a lot of mobile masts nearby especially in the general direction of Belmont!! You mention "Freeview" engineers - were these sent by Restore TV or were these local aerial installers you called?
You mention amplifiers, can you advise if these are masthead or internal, and make & model if internal - also do any have variable gain control? Please detail each aerial installation separately and if possible do you know the make and model of the aerials, and/or roughly when they were installed?
I assume they are both pointing at Belmont, compass bearing 327 degrees ~almost NNW.
As you may have retuned at some point (never advised if you have no signal or pixellated pictures if already correctly tuned), can you check in each TV Tuning section that you are correctly tuned to Belmont's UHF channels - C22, C25, C28, C30, C23, & C26 (as listed at the very top of this page).
Also for each set, in the TV Tuning section can you list the Signal Strength & Quality (or BER/Error) figures for each multiplex.
Sorry that's a lot of information, but as much of it as you can provide will be helpful, do one set/aerial at a time if you like. Oh out of curiosity is Yorkshire your "preferred region" for local news or would you have a preference for Anglia or Central (East)?
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